SPEAKER BIO

Colette Grgic serves as the Head of Startup Ecosystem, ANZ at AWS. She's started her own startups, ran startups for others, and has led landmark corporate innovation programs and ventures. Before joining AWS, Colette was Chief Innovation Officer at BlueChilli.
Colette Grgic'S RECOMMENDATIONS
Book
The Alchemist
Podcast
Masters of Scale
News Source
AFR
Gadget

App
PictureThat (plant identification)
Favourite Tech CEO / Founder
Silvia Pfeiffer of Coviu
If you could do a TedTalk on anything what would it be on?
How do you change people's minds about the environment?

Welcome to another edition of the OTPBD News Special, our fortnightly series analysing the news that matters for Australian and Kiwi startups.

Meet this week’s panel…

  • Colette Grgic, AWS
  • Steve Fanale, DriveYellow
  • Simon Cant, Reinventure

Topics we discuss:

In this edition, we discuss local startup funding news, including raises by Fast, DesignCrowd and Adatree, and NAB’s acquisition of Neobank 86 400. The panel also dives deep on cryptocurrency, the GameStop fiasco, what’s happening in fintech and the future of work.

 


 

If you are an Aussie startup founder keen to network with investors from around the country, be sure to apply to pitch at the _SOUTHSTART x Innovation Bay Startup Showcase in Adelaide this May. We will be selecting the top 16 startups to present. Apply here: https://bit.ly/southstart_showcase

Guest Recommendations